Show 139 – Suicide, A Visit from Kiki Maroon, Rugby

Show 139 starts with a correction from the previous show regarding the royal wedding. Stig and Bill also preview what’s coming up on the show.

At 3:39, Bill and Stig discuss the recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Stig covers some basic facts and then Bill and Stig talk for a few minutes on how to combat this very serious problem.

The NIN discussion of suicide

At 10:37, Stig and Bill talk to Kiki Maroon about her upcoming Comic Strip show at Warehouse Live next month on July 14th. Kiki shares all the details about her production as well as telling about regular monthly shows.

Kiki Maroon

At 21:48, Stig mentions the premiere of the 31st season of Cops and cause great confusion between angry Bill and betwixted Kiki. The sports talk time covers Major League Rugby. The upcoming World Cup takes the final spot on the show with both Bill and Stig having forgotten to share anything new for themselves on the show this week.

 

Show 70 – Orlando, Copa America, and a Scavenger Hunt

Show 70 begins with a story from the road about working too much. Bill and Stig also discuss the heat and drink selections. Also jealous among the local breweries?

At 7:56, Stig begins a discussion on the Orlando tragedy. Included in the discussion were a few positive aspects including a GoFundMe campaign and how Houston would deal with a similar event. The segment ends with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s speech from the Tony awards.

At 17:36, Stig starts the Copa America talk including news from Foxboro, MA and the US team. Also, Brazil goes down amid a controversial play. The segment ends with a listing of the comics that will be appearing at Comic Strip.

At 27:48, Bill and Stig change their drinks and give a bit of NASA news. Bill talks about a recent scavenger hunt he took part in. Stig talks about beer in MA. Bill and Stig discuss about FPSF and why it may not be as appealing as it use to be.

At 38:48, Stig starts the segment with a bit of running talk. The segment continues with Stig talking about the new Paul Simon album, Bill covers developments from the Apple WWDC.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Pardon Me” – Incubus  (iTunes)
  • “All You Need Is Love” – Jim Sturgess (iTunes)
  • “Broken Revisited” – Tears for Fears (iTunes)
  • “She’s So Cold” – Rolling Stones (iTunes)

Show 69 – Sickness, Settlements, and Baseball

Show 69 starts with a brief discussion of two new bars in town, one in Stig’s neighborhood, one in Bill’s.

At 5:10, Bill talks a little about his continuing illness and Stig discusses his insurance settlement. Stig then points out the error in punctuation in the Texas GOP plank along with more flooding. The pair wrap the segment up with news on the Free Press Summer Fest.

At 23:00, Bill educates on heavy trash pickup in Houston. Stig gets to talk Taylor Swift news again briefly. The upcoming burlesque and comedy show, Comic Strip, is discussed. The segment wraps up with baseball and softball news of the week.

City of Houston Heavy and Tree Waste Schedules

At 34:21, Bill and Stig wrap the show up with what’s new to them. Bill has a movie from Hulu, Stig goes with a concept.

Music featured in this episode:

  • “Urbania” – Alan Parsons Project  (iTunes)
  • “Wristband” – Paul Simon (iTunes)
  • “We Are Alive” – Golden Youth (iTunes)